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High School Sports

Lakeview’s Garvin takes aim at state

BOARDMAN — It was the challenge Laura Garvin wanted. The Lakeview High School senior is heading to the Division II Akron District girls tennis tournament for the third straight year. She was top seed at the Division II Boardman Sectional and ended play there as a No. 1 seed heading to ...

JFK duo at district for 3rd straight year

BOARDMAN — Saturday morning was a bit colder than normal — around 40 degrees. John F. Kennedy High School senior Caitlyn Condoleon took the court with her teammate, Sophia Zamarelli. Condoleon is a girls soccer player for the Eagles, recently surpassing 100 goals in her career. Where ...

Scoreboard

Football OHSAA COMPUTER RATINGS Top eight schools from each region in the final report Nov. 3 will qualify for the playoffs. Division I ¯ Region 1 - 1. Mentor (6-0) 18.4333, 2. Euclid (6-0) 17.7146, 3. Lakewood St. Edward (5-1) 16.15, 4. Canton McKinley (5-1) 13.6167, 5. Massillon ...

Tournament trail

Boys soccer DIVISION I Niles District ¯ SEEDS: 1. Massillon Jackson, 2. North Canton Hoover, 3. GlenOak, 4. Austintown Fitch, 5. Massillon Perry, 6. Uniontown Lake, 7. Boardman, 8. Alliance, 9. Warren G. Harding, 10. Canton McKinley, 11. Massillon. (Games start at 7 p.m., unless ...

LaBrae closes perfect league season

BROOKFIELD — After the first meeting this season between Brookfield and LaBrae, Vikings girls soccer coach Diane Downey was just happy to get the win. In the second meeting however, Downey was much more content with her team’s performance, with the Vikings coming out with a 10-1 victory ...

Irish tennis players back at district

BOARDMAN — Emma Thornton played along the baseline with forehands and backhands, and charged the net some — something a good doubles player does during a match. She saw her teammate, Anna Morgione, do the same as the two didn’t lose a match to roll through the Division II Boardman ...

Tigers battle Red Tier champ

CANFIELD — The Canfield Cardinals have had a pretty special season including clinching the All-American Conference Red Tier a week ago. They are currently ranked fourth in the state in Division II and are riding a 10-game win streak after their 3-1 win Monday over the Howland ...

Scoreboard

Football Associated Press poll Division I 1, Mentor (19) 6-0 199 2, Lakewood St. Edward 5-1 129 (tie) Euclid 6-0 129 4, Fairfield (2) 6-0 128 5, Olentangy Liberty (1) 6-0 115 6, Cincinnati Elder 5-1 106 7, Toledo Whitmer 6-0 96 8, Cincinnati St. Xavier 5-1 83 9, ...

High school tourneys

Volleyball Division I Alliance District (all games at Alliance High School) ¯ SEEDS: 1. GlenOak, 2. New Philadelphia, 3. Massillon Jackson, 4. Louisville, 5. Austintown Fitch, 6. Massillon Perry, 7. North Canton Hoover, 8. Massillon, 9. Boardman, 10. Uniontown Lake, 11. Canton ...

Mineral Ridge graduate hits milestone on Friday

Western Reserve’s 56-0 home win over Sebring on Friday resulted in a career milestone for its coach and a career night for one of its players. Blue Devils coach Andy Hake recorded his 100th career victory as Western Reserve lifted its record to 5-1. Hake, now in his 11th season at WR, owns ...

Badger runners have good day at Legends

BAZETTA — Coming down the homestretch at the 2019 Legends Cross Country Meet were Badger’s Lincoln Hopkins and Chase Powers of Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary. The two were in a dead heat, but it looked like Powers had the victory. As Powers stretched his arms out in supposed victory, Hopkins ...

Condoleon succeeds in balancing act

WARREN — John F. Kennedy High School senior forward Caitlyn Condoleon was in no rush to leave Paul Esposito Memorial Soccer Field after the Eagles defeated Lordstown 4-2 on Wednesday. While her teammates rushed to the car a few minutes after the game ended to avoid further exposure to the ...

Cold didn’t bother tennis winners

BOARDMAN —The brisk breeze moved through the corridor between the barrier separating the upper part of the Boardman High School athletic complex and the five caged tennis court on the other side. The 40-degree weather made most shiver during the semifinals and finals of the Division II ...

Scoreboard

Football Saturday’s scores Area games ¯ Ursuline 27, Chaney 26 ¯ Hopewell-Loudon 37, Pymatuning Valley 22 ¯ Crestwood 50, Valley Christian 0 Around Ohio ¯ Akr. East 67, Akr. Kenmore-Garfield 0 ¯ Akr. Hoban 42, Cle. Benedictine 10 ¯ Beallsville 35, Bridgeport 13 ¯ ...

Irish hold off Chaney, 27-26

YOUNGSTOWN — It wasn’t clean, nor pretty. But in the end, it was exciting for Ursuline and excruciating for Chaney as the Irish made enough plays to pull off a 27-26 win over the Cowboys in a Steel Valley Conference matchup at Stambaugh Stadium on Saturday. “I am so proud of these ...

Mooney soccer upsets ranked foe

YOUNGSTOWN — If anything can be taken away from Cardinal Mooney’s 3-1 win over the Berlin Hiland Hawks on Saturday afternoon, it’s that the Cardinals have clinched their first winning season in five years. For first-year coach Matthew Britton, success this season speaks for ...

Second-half stumble

AKRON — After a quick start for the Raiders, Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary pushed back and came out with a 42-37 win. “I think this game was their power against our speed,” Raiders coach Steve Arnold said. Even though there was disappointment in his voice, Arnold was able to see the ...

Nostalgic Bayuk, JFK hold off Devils

CAMPBELL — The matchup between John F. Kennedy and Campbell was a key game for two teams that went into Friday night’s contest with identical 3-2 records. It was a defensive battle for a majority of the evening, as the Eagles held a six-point lead going into halftime, but they ultimately ...

Flashes shut out Falls

CHAMPION — The lights were turned off for most of the halftime show staged by the Champion Golden Flashes marching band. You could say the performance mirrored the football team, which staged a lights-out showing by Champion in rolling to a 30-0 win over the Newton Falls Tigers in an ...

Niles nips Raiders in overtime

NILES — The Niles McKinley Red Dragons practice a drill that they call “Irene,” a reference to the go-signal in the movie “Black Hawk Down.” “It’s a drill where we put ourselves in end-of-game and overtime situations, just to better prepare ourselves for anything that might come ...